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Electric bike news

Shimano creates patent for ABS braking system
With Bosch and Blubrake having already developed anti-lock braking for bikes, now Shimano look to be in on the act with a patent filed for an ABS system aimed predominantly at e-bikes
The Apprentice does e-bikes, and smashes sales record
Folder aimed at ‘Sophisticated Sarah’ racks up orders of £1.2m
First Look: Wilier’s £10k Cento10 e-road bike
It weighs just 10.8kg and looks as close to a svelte road bike as it gets...
Batribikes have e-bikes stolen from lorry
"This is not how we wanted to announce our new model", said Batribike's MD - although hopefully the stolen bikes won't get very far, because they're without their unique batteries that the thieves won't be able to source from elsewhere
Stajvelo e-bike made of injection-moulded materials
The French bike brand have become the first to make use of an advanced injection-moulded composite material to produce a frame, and you also get Continental automatic shifting...
Big Read: Racing e-bikes at the EX Enduro
How different does a motor make enduro racing?
Bosch claim new tech is "a giant leap forward"
Bosch say their new silicon carbide microchips can conduct electricity better, which will lead to better range, smaller batteries and less energy lost through heat
Cannondale launch the Treadwell Neo
Based on their non-electric Treadwell, the Treadwell Neo has both standard and step-through frame options
First ride: Cube Stereo Hybrid 140 HPC TM
This carbon trail bike gets 625Wh battery and Bosch drive unit, and have took it for a spin...
Glasgow gets nextbike e-bike hire scheme
63 e-bikes for hire and 21 charging stations have popped up in the city and are ready to use now, with the scheme ran by nextbike
BMW launch new ActiveHybrid e-bike
The latest version of the ActiveHybrid collab between BMW and Brose features the Brose Drive S Alu drive, and is available exclusively through BMW stores
Liv introduce women's e-bike
Giant's women-specific brand Liv have launched a women's e-bike, with road-specific features and a flat bar for extra comfort
Lithium-ion developer, 97, bags Nobel Prize
Along with fellow chemists M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino, Goodenough has been recognised for developing one of the most significant technological advancement of our time, that is crucial to the workings of your e-bike!
Fazua loaned 12 million to develop e-bike system
The EIB is providing Fazua with the loan as part of the 'Juncker Plan', which aims to boost the competitiveness of the European economy
All-in-one e-bike wheel on Indiegogo
The E-Rim wheel transforms your bike into an e-bike by just swapping out the front wheel, the first of its kind in the world according to E-Rim themselves...
New Swytch conversion kit now smallest in the world
The updated e-bike conversion kit, which consists of a bar-mounted power pack and hub motor front wheel, is now 50% lighter and 70% smaller than the original, making it the smallest and lightest in the world according to Swytch...
DfT make £2 million e-cargo grant fund available
Under the scheme ran by the Energy Saving Trust and funded by the DfT, businesses will be able to apply for a grant of up to 20% off an e-cargo bike purchase, with the max discount set at £1,000 per bike
E-bike green potential revealed by Cycle Republic
Using data from the Department for Transport, Cycle Republic's new infographics show you can save thousands of kilograms of Co2 emissions by switching to e-bikes from cars or public transport...
Specialized launch new Kinevo
This new e-bike is the only uplift you'll ever need!
Zedify and Boxxfresh offering e-cargo deliveries
The Hampshire-based veg box service are the latest to join the zero emission delivery revolution, teaming up with Zedify to move their products around using e-cargo bike couriers